Leake’s Dallas Auction Hits $6.7 Million in Sales

The Leake Collector Car Show & Auction, home-based in Tulsa, OK,  wrapped up another outstanding auction this past weekend, reaching  $6.7 million in sales and selling 58 percent of the cars. The auction was held in Dallas Market Hall, November 16-18. The top selling car was a 2006 Ferrari F430 Spider F1 at $130,000, plus the buyer’s premium.

Other top selling cars were:  a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible at $96,000, a 2008 Shelby GT500 Super Snake at $90,000, a 1957 Read More

A Great Addition to the Amelia Island Concours Week

We would like to personally invite you to join our friends from Classic Motorsports magazine on a very intimate classic car tour around North and Central Florida.

This spring’s Orange Blossom Tour will kick off the week before the Amelia Island Concours and wrap up just in time for you to enjoy the unique VIP experience the staff at Classic Motorsports magazine have arranged at this amazing event. You will see a Florida that few people even know exists, Read More

Bonhams Welcomes Jakob Greisen to U.S. Motorcar Department

San Francisco – Bonhams is delighted to announce that Jakob Greisen will join the firm’s international team as the Head of Business Development, West Coast, US Motoring Department.

Jakob will assume his new position in Bonhams’ San Francisco office in February and, with his renowned expertise, will help augment one of the world’s oldest and most capable auction houses.

A native of Denmark and fluent in English and German, as well as his native tongue, Jakob is a lifelong automobile Read More

The New Year of Car Collecting Looks Bright at Gooding & Company’s Scottsdale Auction

Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is proud to announce four extraordinary cars for its Scottsdale Auctions that represent major areas of demand within the car collecting community: a one-of-a-kind 1957 Maserati 150 GT Spider; a beautifully-restored, pre-war 1938 Bugatti 57C Atalante; an ultimate-specification, blue chip 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster; and a highly-original 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra.  Gooding & Company will hold its Scottsdale Auctions on Friday and Saturday, Read More

Bonhams Gears Up for 2nd Annual Scottadale Auction

Following the smashing success of last year’s inaugural auction, Bonhams is pleased to announce that it’s accepting consignments for its return to the famed Scottsdale Car Week in January.

Hosted once again on the beautiful and spacious grounds of the premier Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, Bonhams’ auction of important collectors’ cars promises an impressive line-up for international connoisseurs with two very noteworthy machines leading the list of early consignments.

First is a car known as “Le Petite Royale”, Read More

Auctions America’s December Sale of Historic Military Vehicles Benefits National Museum in Auburn

Auctions America will conclude its 2012 auction season by helping the historic National Military History Center (NMHM), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, in Auburn, Indiana, sell more than 80 vintage military vehicles as well as a diverse assortment of more than 100 pieces of priceless war memorabilia at no reserve. The single-day sale is expected to feature the largest group of full and halftrack military items ever offered at public auction. Each item will be auctioned on Saturday, Read More

2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Raises More than $1.25 Million for Charity

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is world renowned for its celebration of the automobile, but today it is celebrating the generosity of the collector car community. Amid the 2012 competition for automotive elegance, the event raised a banner amount — $1,254,000 — for local charities.

The full sum distributed to charity was announced today by Pebble Beach Company CEO William L. Perocchi and Pebble Beach Concours Chairman Sandra Button during a luncheon honoring the charitable partners of the event. Read More

Shelbys Lead Superb Roster of Early Entries for RM Auctions’ Arizona Sale

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, has announced an exceptional series of early entries for its highly anticipated Arizona sale, January 18 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix. Celebrating its 14th year in 2013, the well-established RM sale will lift the gavel on a handpicked selection of some 80 blue-chip collector cars as the company continues its mission to unite the world’s finest automobiles with its most discerning collectors.

“Two thousand Read More

Classics, Hot Rods and Muscle Cars Rolling into Dallas

Leake Auction Company will wrap up their 40th anniversary celebration as their annual car show and auction rolls into Dallas Market Hall, November 16-18.  Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and military personnel with an ID and $7 for children under 12. Feature cars will include a 1959 Corvette Convertible, a number’s matching 1970 Mustang Boss 429 and a 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

The Corvette is a NCRS Top Flight winner and features a 283 CI/290 Read More

Announcing the Inaugural Blackhawk Gala and Charity Auction on November 17

The Blackhawk Automotive Museum Inaugural Gala and Charity Auction will take place on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 from 5:30pm to 11pm at the Museum in Danville, California.

The charity auction will feature eight collector cars all offered at no reserve, a very special Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance VIP package, a Ferrari FXX Racers Exclusive pedal Go-cart — a top-of-the-line elite pedal racing machine that is officially licensed by Ferrari.

Tickets are $150 per person or $2500 for a Read More

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